7 eco-myths debunked: Spreads like wildfire
Forget all patches to save the world, just supply potential breeders with condoms and pay_encourage_bribe them to use them and stop polluting the earth with the human plague.
I am not buying into any of your myth debunking.you are espousing the view that there are exceptions to every rule and you are correct but I must state that most of these statements such as buy local food are 99% bang on.
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A frustrated reader.
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Thanks for letting us know. I've replaced the image with another that represents mythology. MNN editor
Please read through the thinly veiled corporate tag lines strewn throughout this piece of horribly shoddy journalism. Wow, 'Mother Nature News'? Some neocon must have snatched it up and run with it.
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For more info on the rainforest thing, try reading this:
Did I read the same article? I thought it was an interesting way to warn about making any idea into dogma without research. Just good common sense as far as I can see.
Enter your comments her I have been sitting here for ten minutes trying to express how hideously degrading to earth and life and human intelligence this report is, but i don't know how to say it well enough...a prime attempt at corporate industrial mind control using skillfully contrived language to present assumptions as facts...without providing any facts at all, BUT it did debunk me from this site forever! adios!
big corporations had the ideas back then .......big oil stopped it so they could make a profit ..... stop using.... to long we depended on big oil .....money, greed, power,..........the poor have to pay for change ...... we do this in taxes.....wake up.....we have been taken long enough... vote for change .....we have bailed out the big boys long enough....
To all you commentors: Where's your proof? Why do we live in a global culture that insists on blindly following whatever pretty sounding enviro-dogma comes along? Makes as much sense as using the excuse "It's for the children" every time you want to push un-popular legislation.
inanities writes: "A theory =/= fact, in case you didn't know."
You clearly don't understand that the meaning of the word "theory" in a scientific context is different from what the word means in a conversational context.
In science, a theory is the currently accepted model or explanation for a phenomenon (e.g., the theory of relativity), not merely one idea competing with others.
Wow you sure got me.
Ancient civilizations planting the Amazon forest is not the 'currently accepted model or explanation for [the]. . . phenomenon'. The words 'rogue archaeologists' and 'posited the idea' are used in the article. This clearly is not the leading theory of how the Amazon was formed.
Give me a break! This is such a cheesy front for polluting industries, its not even a mystery. There is no argument here... just muddying the waters.
Wow, you didn't debunk a single myth.
The rain forest one was the worst. A theory =/= fact, in case you didn't know. That aside, what about the world's other rain forests, like the Tongass? Did the Tlingit and Haida tribes go to all 1,100 islands in the Alexander Archipelago and plant it? Do you even know what I'm talking about?